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2014-04-09 08:29:32

ST. LOUIS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Malcolm Baldrige Foundation announced today that Sister Mary Jean Ryan, Board Chair of SSM Health Care (SSMHC), in St. Louis, received the 2014 Harry H. Hertz Leadership Award. The award recognizes leaders who inspire their organizations to achieve performance excellence. Dr. P. George Benson, Board Chair of the Baldrige Foundation, said the prestigious award personifies Sister Mary Jean's core values and leadership...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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